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High school champions credit afterschool programs and family support as keys to success.
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She wanted the lifestyle she saw on TV, and worked until she got it.
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Ashlee & Tom Cleveland
Between the pecan farm and family photography business, this couple enjoys a country life.
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Hope & Steve Dezember
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Ngawang & Tenzin Samphel
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From college dropout to Stanford graduate & construction company CEO.
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Robert Johnson Jr.
A job nine miles away with a sixhour commute.
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LA was a LGBTQ haven for him. Now his worldfamous restaurant is a safe haven to others.
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Iram Parveen Bilal
She walked away from a stable science career to help break barriers in the film industry.
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This barrier-breaking Latina is fighting for equal opportunity for all.
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After ending an abusive marriage, this single mother still hopes to finish her degree.
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From homeless teen to LGBTQ advocate & mother.
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Trying to bridge the wealth gap in the African American community — no matter the cost.
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One broken ankle became a couple of PayDay loans, $50K in interest, and a foreclosed home.
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She traded in the dream for a 9-5, and it opened doors she never dreamed of.
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Tim & Joey Ma
They were one day from going bankrupt. Now they own three of the top restaurants in D.C.
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Sallie Ann Robinson
Raised on an island of simplicity and hard work, she’s passing on her recipe for success.
David & Janet Hemme
When hogs went corporate they almost lost the farm. Now they want to cut the cheese.
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He lost his job and his house, but this aspiring web series creator's big break might come
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An undocumented immigrant, she’s studying for the success of her community and herself.